Empowering Women Through the Kalaignar Magalir Urimai Thogai Thittam Scheme 2023


In a significant stride towards women’s empowerment, the Government of Tamil Nadu has introduced the Kalaignar Magalir Urimai Thogai Thittam Scheme 2023. This visionary initiative, named after the late DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi, aims to uplift women who head their families by providing them with a monthly financial assistance of Rs 1,000. This comprehensive article delves into the scheme’s intricate details, eligibility criteria, application process, and its broader implications for the socio-economic landscape of Tamil Nadu.

Scheme Overview

The Kalaignar Magalir Urimai Thogai Thittam Scheme is a revolutionary step towards empowering women who serve as the backbone of their families. Under the scheme, women aged 21 and above, born before September 15, 2002, and who fulfill specific criteria, are eligible to receive a monthly financial aid of Rs 1,000. This initiative not only recognizes the vital role women play in households but also seeks to alleviate financial burdens, ultimately fostering economic independence.

Eligibility Criteria

To ensure the scheme’s effectiveness and reach, the government has established a set of well-defined eligibility criteria:

Age Requirement

Women aged 21 or above, born before September 15, 2002, are eligible to apply for the scheme. This age criterion guarantees that adult women, who shoulder the responsibilities of their families, can benefit from this support.

Income Limit

Applicants must belong to families with an annual income below Rs 2.5 lakh. This provision aims to assist economically disadvantaged women who require financial aid to meet their household needs and secure a better future for their families.

Land Ownership

The beneficiary’s family should not own more than 5 acres of wet land or 10 acres of dry land. By imposing this condition, the scheme targets women who lack substantial land assets and may face economic challenges due to limited resources.

Electricity Consumption

The annual household electricity consumption of the woman should not exceed 3600 units. This criterion ensures that the scheme benefits families with reasonable electricity usage, thereby targeting those who may require additional support due to financial constraints.

Special Case

The scheme extends its benefits to unmarried women, single women, widows, and transgender individuals who serve as the heads of their families. This inclusive approach ensures that all eligible women have the opportunity to benefit from the scheme. In cases where multiple eligible women exist within a family, the scheme allows only one beneficiary to be selected.

Application Process

Offline Application

Eligible women can apply for the Magalir Urimai Thogai Thittam Scheme through a straightforward process:

  1. Visit the Ration Shop: Eligible women should visit their nearest ration shop, which serves as the primary application center for the scheme.
  2. Single Beneficiary per Ration Card: Each ration cardholder can nominate only one eligible woman as the beneficiary for the scheme.
  3. Identification of Head of Family: In cases where a man’s name is listed as the head of the family on the ration card, his wife will be considered the head of the family for the purpose of this scheme.

Online Application

For checking the beneficiary list and other online-related activities, follow these steps:

  1. Visit the Official Website: Access the official website of the Tamil Nadu government or the dedicated scheme page.
  2. Find the Beneficiary List: Locate the option or link providing access to the beneficiary list.
  3. Enter Required Information: Input specific details like district, block, village, etc., to access the beneficiary list.
  4. Search or Download the List: Retrieve the beneficiary list by clicking on the search or download button.


The Kalaignar Magalir Urimai Thogai Thittam Scheme 2023 stands as a testament to Tamil Nadu’s commitment to women’s empowerment. By providing financial assistance, the scheme aims to improve the lives of women who serve as the heads of their families, promoting economic stability and autonomy. As Tamil Nadu continues to uphold its legacy of progressiveness, the scheme shines as a beacon of hope and opportunity for countless women across the state. Jobearn, along with the government’s unwavering efforts, looks forward to witnessing the positive impact of this scheme on the lives of women in Tamil Nadu.

For more information and updates about the Kalaignar Magalir Urimai Thogai Thittam Scheme, please visit the official website. We are dedicated to keeping you informed and empowered.

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